Gondia is district in the state of Maharashtra. The district headquarters lie at Gondia. It forms part of the Nagpur division. Gondia is also the administrative headquarters of the district as well. Rice is produced in large quantities here and hence this place is also sometimes referred to as the Rice City. It is very close to Madhya Pradesh. It provides a gateway to Maharashtra from central and eastern India. There more than 1000 rice mills present in this area. It has small scale tobacco industries as well. It forms part of the Red Corridor.
Gondia, Tiroda, Goregaon, Amgaon, Lakhandur and Sakoli are the six legislative assembly constituencies. Lakhandur and Sakoli constituencies have an area of Gondia and Bhadara district. The district is divided into 8 talukas and 8 Panchayati Samiti. Gondia and Tiroda have municipalities. The largest and the most important river is the Wainganga River. Bagh, Chulbandh, Gadhavi and Bavanthadi are the tributaries of Wainganga.
The district of Gondia was made from Bhadara in 1999. It is a major trading place. The Bombay-Nagpur-Calcutta National Highway passes through this district and it covers a length of 99.37 km. Jabalpur, Nagpur and Balghat are connected to Gondia by bus.
Tourist places in Gondia
Suryadeo manado devi
Nawegaon natonal park